Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, is offering a clinical trial as a potential treatment for patients diagnosed with the coronavirus (COVID-19). The trial, which is not limited...
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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Research Shows Autophagy Impacts Stress Response Pathways Promoting Survival in Laboratory Models
Research from investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows that a cellular process known as autophagy promotes survival in mouse models by suppressing oxidative stress and a tumor suppressor known as p53.
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Addition of Immunotherapy to Standard Treatment for Advanced Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer is Safe and Tolerable as First-Line Therapy
Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows administering the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab together with chemotherapy given at the same time as radiation treatment (chemoradiation) is safe and tolerable as a first-line therapy for...
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Along with a healthy lifestyle, regular screening can help with the prevention of cancer. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey experts share additional information during this Cancer Prevention Month.
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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares insight on prevention and early detection of this disease.
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An expert from the Rutgers Tobacco Dependence Program shares info and resources on how to quit smoking in the new year.
17-Dec-2019 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites
Investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have found that a treatment based on a novel cellular product programmed to deliver an overabundance of chimeric antigen receptor causes cell death in non-Hodgkin lymphoma models that are...
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Analysis of Different Treatment Strategies for Non-Invasive Breast Cancer Shows Radiation Treatment Alone is Cost-Effective
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators evaluated all treatment strategies for both standard-risk and good-risk ductal carcinoma in-situ and found the most commonly recommended combination treatment for DCIS represents low-value care,...
11-Dec-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
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One of the hallmarks of a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center is the unique oncology expertise exhibited by its clinical team, including board certified oncology pharmacists. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey...
18-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
As more women live with breast cancer, minimization of significant deformity in the breast after breast preservation is increasingly gaining attention. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey surgical oncologist shares some insight.
25-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
An estimated 61,780 new cases of leukemia will be diagnosed in the United States this year. Although leukemias are thought to occur in childhood, they can actually present at any age in both children and adults.
30-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cancer in both new cases and cancer deaths in the United States. While colorectal cancer incidence declined 3.7 percent annually from 2006 to 2015 for those 55 and older, rates have increased 1.8 percent...
18-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT
In the U.S., lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. The primary reason for high death rates for lung cancer is the fact that this disease is typically detected in very late stages. A Rutgers University expert...
30-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT
Sickle cell disease is a common inherited blood disorder, affecting an estimated 100,000 Americans of different racial and ethnic groups. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about the importance of early diagnosis and...
24-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT
While thyroid cancers are common, they may not be as widely understood as other common cancers such as breast or prostate. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about the
butterfly-shaped gland in the lower neck and how...
18-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT
During this Gynecologic Cancers Awareness Month, a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares info on symptoms and treatment of ovarian cancer.
14-Sep-2018 12:00 PM EDT